Understanding and Responding to Dissociation Quiz

To receive credit for completing this online continuing education seminar worth 1.5 credits, you will need to correctly answer 7 of 10 questions.

1. According to this lecture and recent studies, children are more likely to recover from interpersonal trauma than adults.

2. According to the speaker, the most important characteristic of the therapeutic alliance with a person suffering from dissociation is:

3. According to this presentation, the most harmful aspect of dissociation is that:

4. The main difference between Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and other diagnostic categories of dissociation is the presence of alternate identities.

5. According to the speaker, the primary goal of treatment for an individual with DID is an integrated mind.

6. In treatment with a dissociative person who has other life-controlling disorders (disordered eating, self-harm, etc.), it is best to do trauma memory work first.

7. It is harmful to ask a dissociative client to try to stop dissociating before he/she has other coping mechanisms in place.

8. The speaker advised that if a client dissociates in session, a clinician should:

9. The speaker discussed how to help a dissociative person begin to recognize the unique pattern of his/her dissociation experience. She stated that the first piece of the pattern to pinpoint is:

10. Symptoms of DID are developed and increased most in the presence of: